10 'ideas' recognized during the first round of Marietta College's PioBiz competition

December 4, 2017 | PioBiz
The entrepreneurial mindset that flows throughout the Marietta College student body was on full display on Friday, December 1st when students presented 21 different for- and non-profit business projects during the first round of this year’s PioBiz competition. Competing students presented their business ideas to three judges and more than 50...
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Professors, students discuss Charlie Hebdo attack

January 26, 2015 | Pizza & Politics
It’s unlikely a U.S. newspaper or magazine would have published the editorial cartoons that France’s Charlie Hebdo did in regards to Islam, according to Marietta College’s Dr. Mike Tager.
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College’s PioPitch to feature six programs during 2017-18 school year

August 31, 2017 | PioPitch
With each session revolving around a different intriguing topic, this year’s PioPitch series at Marietta College is sure to excite and inspire many entrepreneurial minds throughout the campus and local community. The 2017-18 season of PioPitch will feature engaging problem-solving sessions led by entrepreneurs working in a variety of areas....
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College excited to offer five new majors starting in Fall 2019

June 3, 2019 | Majors
This fall, Marietta College’s students will see some major — as well as some minor — additions to their educational opportunities. In keeping with the increasingly diverse academic interests of students, Marietta will offer five new majors, six new minors and one new graduate program. These new additions build on the more than 50 majors,...
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Marietta team reaches semifinals of EFFIE Collegiate Brand Challenge

May 9, 2014 | news2014
A three-student team from Instructor Lori Smith’s Advertising & Public Relations class placed in the semifinals of the 2014 EFFIE Collegiate Brand Challenge. All of the students in the class worked in three-person teams and developed an integrated marketing communication case for the client.  U by Kotex.
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Marietta College junior receives coveted Stickell Internship Award

April 19, 2017 | Internships
Following an eye-opening internship in New York City last summer, Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) had lowered her expectations a bit for this summer. That all changed when she learned earlier this month that she was one of 20 students to receive a Vance and Betty Lee Stickell Internship. “Even after receiving my offer letter, I’m...
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Robert Evans Internship award winner to work in Chicago this summer

April 29, 2019 | Internship
Ashley Klopfenstein ’20 (Cicero, Indiana) has competed in PioBiz, studied abroad and will represent the student body as a member of the Student Government Association next academic year. But her most exciting day as a Marietta College student may be when she learned she was awarded the Robert Evans Internship Endowment, which will provide...
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Dr. Bauer receives Ben Bonanno Disability Advocate Award

October 18, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College’s Dr. William M. Bauer, McCoy Associate Professor of Education, was recently awarded the Ben Bonanno Disability Advocate Award. The award was presented by the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Commissioners during their meeting with the Ohio Disability Jobs Summit.
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AAF partners with justAjar for Cookies and Cards event

February 17, 2017 | AAF
The Marietta College chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) recently offered students a glimpse into a facet of the design world not often seen by people today. On Friday, February 10th the AAF club hosted a Cards and Cookies event at justAjar, a graphic design and letterpress studio in downtown Marietta. The event was put on...
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Marietta College professor receives grant from Ohio Academy of History

April 10, 2019 | history
When Dr. Brandon Downing was growing up in western Pennsylvania, he had no idea he would someday write about the very Native Americans who called Kittanning home centuries before him. The story of the Delaware Indians is written in American history but it is from the viewpoint of non-Native peoples. Downing, a Marietta College History...
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Psychology student pioneering autism study

September 25, 2009 | Autism
Psychology major Heather Haught ’11 is a pioneer in her field of study. With the help of Psychology Assistant Professor Dr. Alicia Doerflinger, Haught is currently conducting the second phase of a two-part experiment titled “The Effect of Food Preferences, Food Intake and Taster Status on Body Weight in Children with Autism.” The project is...
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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Marathon Petroleum turns to Marietta College students for advice

February 14, 2019 | Fifth Street Consultants
Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a well-established brand in Ohio and beyond, but the Marketing organization recently turned to a team of Marietta College students to provide a fresh perspective on attracting new talent to the Findlay-based company. The company’s goal is to get noticed by students in a variety of business fields such as...
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College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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Second-round PioBiz winners develop a concept for eco-friendly product

February 8, 2019 | PioBiz
Marietta College’s Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania) and Audrey Albright ’21 (Moraine, Ohio) recently teamed up to win the “Proof of Concept” round of the PioBiz competition with their project EcoX. As the top-place team, Dowiak, who is majoring in Biochemistry, and Albright, who is majoring in Marketing and Environmental...
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Accounting seniors recognized by WV Society of CPAs

November 2, 2016 | CPAs
Marietta College Accounting seniors Andrew Billingsley ’17 (Marietta, Ohio), Brianna Finck ’17 (New Lexington, Ohio), Marissa Jeswald ’17 (North Tonawand, New York) and Aaron Tice ’17 (St. Marys, West Virginia) were recently recognized for their academic achievements by the Parkersburg Chapter of the West Virginia Society of CPAs at its...
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College celebrates Global Awareness Month throughout November

October 25, 2018 | Global Awareness
An abundance of activities are planned throughout November in celebration of Global Awareness Month. Christy Burke, Director of Education Abroad and International Recruitment, said her office, in conjunction with the office of Diversity & Inclusion, and the Asian Studies and Latin American Studies programs, has planned events starting...
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Exceeding the demands of a changing industry — Communication, Media Studies merge departments

October 4, 2016 | Media
There is no question that a liberal arts education provides graduates with the best preparation for an ever-changing field, particularly when that field heavily relies on communication skills.
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Marietta College Psychology students present research in Chicago

June 5, 2018 | Psychology
Nine Marietta College undergraduate and graduate Psychology students recently traveled with faculty members to Chicago to present their research findings at the 90th annual meeting of the Mid-Western Psychological Association.
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County’s Visitation Center to reopen under leadership of MC professor

August 29, 2016 | news16
Dr. Mary Barnas never gave up on the notion that the Washington County Supervised Visitation Center would be up and running again. Her belief in the value of the program was recently rewarded. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services provided a large grant to the Washington County Healthier Buckeye Council that was submitted by the...
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Education Department honors students with annual awards

April 25, 2018 | Education
Marietta College’s Education Department recently recognized 10 students with a variety of honors during their spring awards program.
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College receives $140,000 grant to help students with disabilities

October 17, 2015 | Education
Marietta College will receive $140,000 over five years as part of a federal grant that was awarded to Ohio State University to expand the transition to postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities.
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Marietta students receive Grand Prize honor from NBS

Student broadcasters from Marietta College’s WCMO-TV were recently awarded a Grand Prize honor from the National Broadcasting Society. Marietta won in the undergraduate electronic media competition for their election coverage in the fall, which included a debate between Congressman Bill Johnson and challenger Jennifer Garrison.
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Marietta students place second in Peoples Bank Case Competition

February 16, 2018 | Business
Abby Tornes ’18 (Lowell, Ohio) learned something about herself during the sixth annual Peoples Bank Undergraduate Business Case Competition on Saturday, Feb. 10.
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Pioneer Pipeline Program earns recognition from ACRES

February 17, 2015 | Pioneer Pipeline
The American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) recently selected Marietta College’s Pioneer Pipeline Program, which matches students with disabilities with college students, for an Exemplary Program Award.
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